Average Salary for Bessemer Trust Company Employees

The average Bessemer Trust Company employee earns $70K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Bessemer Trust Company fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; where you live and what you do at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Bessemer Trust Company typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Bessemer Trust Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Help Desk Specialist (4)
$49,583 - $83,219  
[-]Help Desk Specialist (4)
Salary$44,953 - $71,768  
Bonus$492.48 - $9,328  
Profit Disbursement$688 - $8,338  
Total Pay$49,583 - $83,219  
[+]Trust Officer (3)
$54,107 - $133,074  
[+]Trust Officer (3)
Salary$51,629 - $112,625  
Bonus$1,563 - $27,251  
Total Pay$54,107 - $133,074  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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About This Company

New York City 

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Bessemer Trust Company for between five and ten years earn around $67K on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bessemer Trust Company employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn about $58K per year.


Residents of Wilmington pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $100K annually; other top-paying cities include New York ($65K) and Woodbridge ($56K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $100K per year) in Delaware.


The highest average salaries go to Trust Officers, who bring in close to about $75K, though Help Desk Specialists are not far behind at $56K.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $165K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Trust and Financial Advisors with credentials; these people typically earn $95K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Bessemer Trust Company pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $58K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Tax Consulting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $202K. One of the more prevalent skills at Bessemer Trust Company is Microsoft Exchange, with just over two-fifths considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Just a quarter of workers receive paid time off. The greater part of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of workers, and a strong majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for Bessemer Trust Company


79 %
21 %
$54,440 - $127,171
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

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